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Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat

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Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our time here. All very comfortable yet quiet, relaxed and set among untouched nature. The hosts Sam and Tim easily lived up to all the positive reviews and we felt like old friends by the end of our stay. Definitely hoping to visit...More

3  Thank tgarns
Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 20 April 2015

Thanks Toby for taking the time to register with trip advisor just to wright this review. We really do appreciate all of our guests taking the time to give such great feedback on their experience here at mermaids. Its all we hope for that everyone...More

Reviewed 2 April 2015

We stayed here with our 3 boys [14,12 and 10] for just a couple of days after having spent 3 days on the East Coast at Fort Young. It was a perfect contrast. We stayed in 2 Yurts [posh tents] with 3 boys in one...More

1  Thank PeterAnthony
Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 20 April 2015

Thanks for the review Peter. Glad you enjoyed your stay and see you next year hopefully now you have the Dominica 'bug'

Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

For my second trip to Dominica (my wife has lost track of how many times she's been), we decided to stay a bit more in the middle of the island. A little air bnb research showed Mermaids Secret. My wife, Maii, recognized the mermaid's pool...More

2  Thank KRay2273
Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 31 March 2015

Thanks for your review Kevin. It was a real shame you guys got the flu that was doing the rounds here on the Island but thanks for going into hibernation so we all didnt get it! Glad you enjoyed your stay in the end though....More

Reviewed 29 March 2015

A peaceful corner of Paradise on an Island of water and green magic. The sounds of rivers and night creatures - every inch of the bush throbbing with life. The secret is there and we're not telling...you must experience it for yourself. Two weeks and...More

2  Thank Leta B
Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 31 March 2015

Hi John and Leta thanks for posting this lovely review. The stones still stand.....well 3 sculptures survived the big river last week! In more ways than one you guys live on here with us at mermaids secret :-) best wishes from us all Tim

Reviewed 18 March 2015

The highlight of our recent three week vacation in the Caribbean has to be the four days we spent at Tim and Sam Williams’ Mermaid’s Secret on the lush and lovely Island of Dominica. Hubby and I landed well after dark and I was a...More

1  Thank Suzan17
Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 27 March 2015

Thanks SuZan for writing this lovely review. We enjoyed having you folks as our guests and look forward to your second visit one day. The night creatures were confused at first with my ukulele practice while I waited for you but I think they may...More

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"Cabins have ensuite bathrooms, yurts don't."
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"You can choose between cottage or jurta or put up your own tent on the grass."
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"If you have to go out at night better take bungalow than yort (only 3 m, but it can rain..),"
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"The yurt is one of the most romantic places we've ever styed in."
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